Colonial Chesapeake Society

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Lois Green Carr, Philip D. Morgan, Jean Burrell Russo
UNC Press Books, Aug 1, 1991 - History - 524 pages
Proof that the renaissance in colonial Chesapeake studies is flourishing, this collection is the first to integrate the immigrant experience of the seventeenth century with the native-born society that characterized the Chesapeake by the eighteenth centur
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
AngloIndian Interest Groups and the Development of the SeventeenthCentury Chesapeake
47
British Migration to the Chesapeake Colonies in the Seventeenth Century
99
A Comparative Study of Local Society in England and Maryland 16501700
133
An Archaeological Perspective on the Evolution of Diet in the Colonial Chesapeake 16201745
176
Community Networks in the Early Chesapeake
200
Religion and Community in SeventeenthCentury Maryland
242
Free Blacks on Virginias Eastern Shore 16801750
275
Parental Bequest Practices in Charles County Maryland 17321783
306
Somerset County Maryland in Comparative Perspective
342
Free Craftsmen in the Rural Chesapeake Economy
389
Slave Life in Piedmont Virginia 17201800
433
Acknowledgments
485
Notes on the Contributors
486
Index
487
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About the author (1991)

Lois Green Carr, the historian at Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland, is the coauthor (with David W. Jordan) of Maryland's Revolution of Government, 1689-1692.

Philip D. Morgan is associate professor of history at Florida State University.

Jean B. Russo is research director for Historic Annapolis, Inc., and research associate at Historic St. Mary's City.